Treasure

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We went on a treasure hunt around St Katharine Docks.  Using treasuretrails.co.uk/ we explored the areas around the Tower of London and the docks.  It was the first time we had used the site and picked a suitably jaunt for a pirate. … Continue reading

T’up North

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We had a few days up north. Brushing Max whilst avoiding Spencer nipping at socks Starters at the Orchard In Lancaster Gaol The room in the old gaol  we tried to lock the tour guide in. Worrybomb2 Wind blown sand … Continue reading

Full Steam Ahead

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Some of Great Grandads steam engines have come our way. We now have three traction engines and a static steam engine. We decided to fire a couple up. We ran the WILESCO D405 around the street. The Mamod ran okay, … Continue reading

Protection

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Whilst making a special fruit drink, Worrybomb had to do some cutting. Limes and grapefruit squirt, so the “obvious” thing is eye protection… The drink was lovely, very refreshing, ideal for a summers day!

Science

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Earlier in the month, Worrybomb and I went to London and the Science Museum. She wanted to use her newly acquired Oyster Card and see the sights. We headed up on the underground, with much tapping in and out as … Continue reading

Flying Start

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Happy New Year ! We got off to a flying start by rushing out on New Years Day to have a quick first flight of Worrybombs new kite. She got the hang of it very quickly as she did with … Continue reading

London

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We were very generously given some tickets to the Disney on Ice show at the O2. The Pennies team had their own box and we had a super time! The show was in the morning, so we decided to stay … Continue reading

Panto Time

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Thanks to Pirates and Nicky we went to the Panto in Newburys Corn Exchange. We saw the Beauty and the Beast with Victoria-Louise Currie who Worrybomb said hello to ( and asked where were favorites Lilly (Amy Christina Murray) and … Continue reading

Barbury Castle

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Worrybomb is studying the Saxons at school and we headed over to Barbury Castle near Swindon to see a Saxon ring fort. In the 6th century the site became part of the Saxon kingdom of Wessex, following the defeat of … Continue reading

Rowing

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We went back to the canal with Cousin S to have a go at rowing again. It was great fun zig-zagging across the canal 🙂